Wednesday 26th August Evening Racing!

Dear Wednesday Evening Racers,

The setting sun series finishes on the 19th August and we have our final fun race on the 26th August at 7pm.

To finish this year’s Wednesday series on a high, Keith has agreed to put on a BBQ whilst we are having prize giving.

The cost for the BBQ is £10 per head which will include a burger, piece of chicken, sausage and a beer (or soft drink). So that Keith can cater for us, he needs to know numbers in advance. There is a booking sheet with Keith for you to confirm your attendance and you will need to pay in advance. Booking will close on the 19th August.

Please could we all try to make the 26th a well-attended success.

For those of you that have been racing on a Wednesday, thank you for taking part and I hope that you have had fun.

A special thank you goes to all of you that have given up a week to be the race officer, and to Gavin who has volunteered to cover safety each week. Without the race officers and safety, we would have all missed out.

For those of you that have not tried Wednesday racing, why not join us for the fun race and get the bug for next year!

See you on the water soon.

Jon

Jon Senior

Wednesday Racing Co-ordinator

07976 964804

safety

Windsurfing-SUP Thursday nights at Datchet

Datchet the new Dahab for Windsurfers & Stand Up Paddle Boards

Calling all windsurfers – this Thursday the 13th August will be the launch of Thursday evening windsurfing for the next 6 weeks from 6pm onwards.

We will be organising fun informal windsurfing incorporating blasting, course racing and some speed sailing to a buoy and back where you can take out a GPS and record your time on the new leader-board

We have installed some additional matting for rigging on the beach and mats into the water, a leader board has been erected in the club house and GPS will be available to record your speed.

Everyone is welcome to take part and some friendly tips and advise on how to improve your technique out on the water will be available.

Light winds and no winds not a problem

There will also be SUP’s (Stand Up Paddle Boards) to use along with an instructor on the evening so bring along the kids for a really fun Thursday evening of windsurfing and socialising.

BYO drinks for a social beer or two after the sailing, we will be ordering in fish & chips for supper £5 per head.

Please note all sailors need to wear buoyancy. Guests welcome £10 per person

Members Survey 2015

The club council want to hear from you. Our focus in the next business plan period is to look at how we organise club activities to increase the participation of existing club members and to attract new members.

We are very keen to get a wide range of views so please take the time to respond. Thank you for responding to this survey – your input will help shape the club over the next few years

Please follow the link http://www.cvent.com/d/mrqv61/3B

Fleet Championships

Due to unfavourable weather conditions in the morning the fleet championships were postponed to a later date. Those who stuck around were treated to ideal conditions in the afternoon and three races were run back to back. The results of these are: –

http://www.dwsc.co.uk/results/2015Julyevent.htm

They are also published as divisions here:-

http://www.dwsc.co.uk/results/2015JulyeventDivs.htm

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